Sunday October 23, 2016

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    Boeing moves 777X to high-speed wind tunnel


    Boeing has announced that high-speed wind tunnel tests have started for the Boeing 777X. Testing began last week at Boeing's Transonic Wind Tunnel in Seattle. The announcement signals Boeing's move towards initial design freeze for the new widebody airliner.

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    Ryanair concedes defeat to Italian trains


    It's unusual for Ryanair to surrender to anyone. But it appears the Irish budget carrier has conceded defeat to the train in its attempt to operate a viable air service between Milan and Rome, Business Traveller reports.


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    RAF aircraft fly with 3D printed parts


    RAF Tornado fighter jets have flown with parts made using 3D printing technology for the first time, defence company BAE Systems has said. The metal components were used in test flights from the firm's airfield at Warton, Lancashire, late last month.


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